Lynnwood Embezzlement Attorney
wHAT IS EMBEZZLEMENT?
Embezzlement is generally defined as taking or misappropriating funds, when committed by a person of trust or responsibility over those assets. Have you been accused of embezzlement? Make sure you discuss the matter with a Lynnwood theft crime attorney who understands the legal system, your rights and the intricacies of embezzlement cases in particular. You will need a knowledgeable and aggressive defense lawyer on your side if you are to have the best opportunity of avoiding a conviction and serious penalties.
WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR EMBEZZLEMENT?
Embezzlement is a felony theft offense. Depending on the amount of property or money allegedly misappropriated or stolen, the circumstances of the offense and the position or office of the accused, a defendant may face imprisonment in state prison, heavy fines and restitution for an embezzlement conviction.
Early intervention is one of the most important parts of building an effective defense against embezzlement or employee theft charges in Lynnwood or elsewhere in Washington State. You may know that your employer suspects that you have been taking money or may be aware that you are under investigation by law enforcement for suspected theft.
If you contact our offices early on, we can review the situation and determine what steps you can take now. As a firm with a former prosecutor and experienced criminal defense lawyers, we will utilize our experience and background to develop the most effective defense strategy possible.
Contact a Lynnwood Embezzlement Defense Lawyer today to find out how you can challenge your charges.
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